Steve Stephens dead
Steve Stephens, the man accused of killing a random 74-year-old man and posting a video of the slaying on Facebook, has committed suicide in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Stephens died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound while driving his white Ford Fusion near Buffalo Road and Downing Avenue around 11:10 a.m., police said.
State police were following the car as it headed west into Erie, according to dispatchers.
The car is currently stopped in the westbound lane of Buffalo Road, across from the former Burton Elementary School, 1660 Buffalo Road.
Police are blocking off the entire school grounds. Erie police are also at the scene.
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Cleveland shooter Steve Stephens found in Erie on Buffalo Rd by Rodger Young Park. Dead in vehicle of self inflicted gun shot wound. pic.twitter.com/KRR3ROBtTI
— Dennis Weed (@DennisWeed) April 18, 2017
Steve Stephens was spotted this morning by PSP members in Erie County. After a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself.
— PA State Police (@PAStatePolice) April 18, 2017